Music Awards & Nominations

Full List Of AMAs Winners - Who Won Artist Of The Year?

11/22/2015 11:39pm EST
2015 American Music Awards Winners List: One Direction Wins Big,
Who were the big winners at the 2015 American Music Awards on Sunday night? Dozens of nominees walked the red carpet before the three-hour show got underway at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday night. See the list of nominees and winners below.

Broadcast live on ABC, the AMA honored artists in a variety of categories and saved the most anticipated awards 'til the very end of the show — Artist of the Year and Song of the Year.

According to Billboard, Taylor Swift had the most nominations this year (six including Artist of the Year), followed by The Weeknd and Ed Sheeran with f...

The 2015 CMAs: Everything You Need To Know, Including Live Stream Info.

11/4/2015 2:30pm EST
Brad Paisley Carrie Underwood
A burning question is on the minds of a lot of country music lovers: How can I watch the 2015 CMAs online via Live Stream Wednesday night? Don't fret; we have all the 411 on the 49th Annual Country Music Awards show (#CMAWARDS) this year!

When the lights come on, and the curtain rises, Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will take to the stage at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. It will mark the eighth time (since 2008) the country crooners host the coveted CMA Awards ceremony.

If you want to watch the CMAs online, you have to be careful what sites you visit. Because this is the biggest ni...

Former Beatle To Induct Another Beatle To Hall Of Fame

3/18/2015 8:33am EDT
Paul McCartney Will Induct Ringo Star Into Rock Hall
Paul McCartney will induct former band mate Ringo Starr into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo act this coming April.

McCartney will handle the induction services for Starr in what will likely be a memorable moment between the two music legends. Starr is already in the Rock Hall, as part of The Beatles.

Punk poet Patti Smith will handle the duties of posthumously welcoming Lou Reed into the institution for his solo career. Reed was already inducted as part of punk group The Velvet Underground.

Stevie Wonder will induct R&B singer and songwriter Bill Withers at the ceremony. J. Ge...

Do The AMAs Foreshadow Potential Grammy Nominees?

11/26/2014 12:20pm EST
Do The American Music Awards Foreshadow Potential Grammy Nominee
The AMAs are truly a popularity contest. The music fans select winners, which is a stark difference from the more prestigious Grammys. Often a gripe of music fans and critics alike are the sometimes odd, ‘out of touch’ choices by the Recording Academy. One that comes to mind is how Macklemore & Ryan Lewis cleaned up the rap categories, yet arguably the more transcendent artist, Kendrick Lamar, when home empty handed.

That said it could be argued both the AMAs and the Grammys have tremendous pros and bothersome cons. Even given the contrasts between both music awards show, the AMAs do...

8 Fun Facts About The American Music Awards

11/23/2014 1:00pm EST
8 Fun Facts About The American Music Awards
The Academy Awards…The Daytime Emmy Awards… The Golden Globes…The Grammys… The American Music Awards…There is so many different awards shows for so many different things! With so many to keep up with, one needs a guide – some facts – to differentiate between shows. While The American Music Awards (AMAs) – are one of the more visible music awards shows, just how much and how well does one know the AMAs? Pro or amateur, here are some interesting facts about the AMAs.

1) In The Beginning…

While a great Biblical reference feels right here to replace the ellipses, the talk here is about the...

The Top 10 VMA Performances of All Time

8/25/2014 2:10pm EDT
The Top 10 VMA Performances of All Time
The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) generate more controversy than most other award shows. Some are epic, and many are epic fails. But there are always several that stand the test of time.

Many of today's music legends made their mark during the awards and in turn, made history. From Madonna to Britney to Justin Timberlake, here are the Top 10 VMA Performances of All Time:

10. Justin Timberlake, Medley 2013

It was the performance of the evening and clearly more classy than the bump and grind of Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke. Timberlake's Michael Jackson Video Vanguard honor was a well-des...

Blondie To Recieve 2014 NME Godlike Genius Award

2/4/2014 8:53am EST
New wave pioneers Blondie are to be honored with the Godlike Genius Award at this year's NME Awards.

Lead singer Debbie Harry and her band mates will pick up the award in person and also perform at the NME Awards 2014 at the O2 Academy in London on February 26th.

Harry says, "It's out of proportion, but it's nice to be recognized. It's outstanding, really... I also find it particularly interesting that there aren't many Americans who've been given this award before, so that's flattering."

NME editor Mike Williams said: "They rewrote the rulebook in the late 70s by dragging punk rock t...

'The Voice' News Roundup: Blake Shelton, Terry McDermott & More

11/7/2013 2:20pm EST
The Voice
News and notes from around The Voice universe:

Congratulations are in order for coach Blake Shelton, whose album Based on a True Story won Album of the Year at Wednesday night's Country Music Awards. Blake also nabbed his fourth straight Male Vocalist of the Year trophy. His wife (and one-time Voice advisor) Miranda Lambert was named Female Vocalist of the Year for her fourth straight victory.

We also want to give a shoutout to an extended member of the Voice family: Rodney Clawson, the husband of Team Adam's Nicolle Galyon (from Season 2), was named Songwriter of the Year at the 2013 BMI...

K-Pop Group Takes Top Prize At First YouTube Music Awards

11/4/2013 1:07pm EST
Girls' Generation
The winner of the Video of the Year was the relatively-unknown group Girls' Generation at the inaugural YouTube Music Awards.

Every awards show has growing pains, especially during its first show. Hey, even the Academy Awards has issues after 85. However, the online streaming show was at times hectic and at others completely bereft of content. For example, at one point comedic hosts Jason Schwartzman and Reggie Watts were given two crying babies while they were trying to interview Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.

Perhaps giving the top prize to Korean girl group Girls' Generation was apt given ...

Neil Young To Be Honored By The Recording Academy

10/18/2013 3:05pm EDT
Neil Young
Legendary musician Neil Young is set to be feted by officials at the Recording Academy Producers and Engineers Wing.

Next January, the revered singer will follow in the footsteps of previous honorees Jimmy Iovine and Quincy Jones, when he is celebrated for his "commitment to excellence and ongoing support for the art and craft of recorded music."

A statement from Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow reads, "It is with great honor that we pay tribute to a musical icon who has been tireless in his own efforts to draw attention to the importance of hearing music as the artists who ...

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